Third Party Litigation is on the rise. Seen as a desirable way for consumers and other individuals to forward legal claims in order to obtain redress when they do not have the financial means to do it, it may create unexpected ethical problems for lawyers.
After a long legal battle marked by ups and downs, the Supreme Court of India recently legalized homosexuality. Monumental, because it had to overturn a colonial-era law, which had long served as a cudgel to perpetuate homophobic attitudes in India.
In summer 2018 UNCITRAL adopted a new model law on recognition and enforcement of insolvency-related judgments. Filling a gap in international insolvency law, it should make cross-border insolvency resolution more expedient, predictable and efficient.